Monday, March 28, 2011
Photo courtesy of Cottage Hill
Last year I took the kids on a tour of a home that was designed by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak park, IL. They were fascinated and so was I. The designs and furnishings and wallpaper Oh My! It was a classic beauty. The wallpaper alone was enough inspiration for anybody.
While we were there, they had different demonstrations. One was about how easy it was to own hens for egg production and consumption...they had me at "hello", but my husband thought differently. Another vendor had a much easier idea that we could incorporate into our household; Recycled Newspaper Pots for planting seeds. Even the kids were able to try their hands at rolling up one of these ingenious earth-friendly pots. I found Lindy at Cottage Hill already had a fabulously laid out tutorial...so time to get ready for planting seeds indoors! All you will need is newspaper and a soup can. Lindy's tutorial uses tape to close the side and bottom of pot. I made a simple change so this was not necessary.
You are ready to add soil and seeds! Happy planting!
(Kiddos received sunflower seeds planted in recycled milk carton containers at the end of the tour!)